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My Mac won't boot and it is showing a prohibitory sign followed by a flashing folder with a question mark. Please help/
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G'day and welcome to the forums.

Try this first:-

Mac OS X: Gray screen appears during startup

It is easier to offer help if you provide machine details and operating system.

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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